The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

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Bawumia's convoy excessive

The former rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Stephen Adei has threatened to wage a one-man crusade against the Vice President Alhaji Mahamudu ...

Oct. 13, 2017

Samira’s father appointed Ghana’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn-in Alhaji Ahmed Ramadan as Ghana’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Alhaji Ramadan becomes the first ever Ambassador appointed to the UA...

Oct. 12, 2017

CEO of Tamale Teaching Hospital sacked

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Tamale Teaching Hospital, Dr Prosper Akanbon has been relieved of his duties, mynewsgh.com can exclusively report. Dr Akanbon who had about two-years to ...

Oct. 12, 2017

Delta 13 rearrested; now charged for only rioting

The Attorney General is scheming to let go of members of the NPP called Delta 13 who went on rampage attacking a public officer. The 13 members of Delta Force, a New Patriotic Party-affiliated g...

Oct. 10, 2017

Gov’t Launch Restoration Of Trainee Nurses Allowance

Government has announced it will launch the restoration of the monthly allowance for trainee nurses. The allowance which was cancelled by the Mahama administration in 2014 became a key element of t...

Oct. 5, 2017

District assemblies to pay GHC5,000 each to sponsor Akufo-Addo’s tour

The Northern Regional Minister is demanding GHC5,000 from each of the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies in the region to sponsor a three-day tour of the region by President Nana Addo ...

Oct. 1, 2017

Gov’t Cannot Employ You – Minister Tells Graduates

The Minister of State in Charge of Tertiary Education, Prof. Kwesi Yankah has asked fresh graduates in the country to drop any expectations of being employed by government because the Public Sector...

Oct. 1, 2017

CID's report on corruption allegations against two Deputy Chiefs of Staff cooked

An alleged audio which indicates that the report that looked into A-Plus' corruption allegations against two Deputy Chiefs of Staff, Samuel Abu Jinapor and Francis Asenso-Boakye was cooked has surf...

Sept. 27, 2017

NDC serial caller Appiah Stadium arrested for ‘defaming’ Nana Addo

Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested a known serial caller and activist of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Appiah Stadium. According to reports, he was arrested for sug...

Sept. 26, 2017

DCE allegedly rejects official bungalow, blows GHC22,200 on accommodation

Members of the Ahanta West District Assembly in the Western Region have questioned why their District Chief Executive, Henrietta Mary Eyison, spent GHC22,200 rent accommodation whereas the Assembly...

Sept. 19, 2017

September 21 Founder’s Day scrapped

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says August 4 would henceforth be celebrated in Ghana as Founders Day. Parliament would therefore be proposed to make the day a statutory public holiday....

Sept. 17, 2017

Gov’t buying drones worth $3m to fight galamsey

The Government of Ghana is procuring drones worth $3million to help in the fight against illegal small-scale mining (galamsey). According to Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amew...

Sept. 15, 2017

Ahomka-Lindsay faces sanction over alleged perjury

Deputy Trade and Industry Minister, Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, is being accused of perjury over his claim that the Komenda Sugar Factory has never fully processed raw sugarcane. But the former Secre...

Sept. 8, 2017

Ken Ofori Atta breached procurement law in over GHc10m loan to MacDan

The Minority in Parliament is questioning the basis for which the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta gave approval for the Agricultural Development Bank to give a loan of 10,459,500 to a private firm...

Sept. 5, 2017

Deputy Agric Minister describes northerners as 'difficult and liars'

A Deputy Minister of Agriculture, William Agyapong Quaitoo has described northerners as difficult and liars. "Our brothers (in the North) it is so difficult to deal with them. I lived there for ...

Aug. 25, 2017

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